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  • Maharashtra: Ahead of Navratri, Kolhapur’s Mahalaxmi temple appeals devotees to not to wear short dresses

    Mumbai: The Pashchim Maharashtra Devasthan Samiti has ‘appealed’ devotees ahead of the Navratri festival not to wear short dresses when visiting the famous Mahalaxmi temple at Kolhapur in western Maharashtra. The decision of the Samiti (committee), which oversees the affairs over 3,000 temples in Western Maharashtra, has prompted women’s rights activist Trupti Desai to warn of an agitation if there is an attempt to dictate any ‘dress code’.

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    Maharashtra: Congress launches ‘Jan Sangharsh Yatra’ against BJP government

    Kolhapur: The Congress party today launched its ‘Jan Sangharsh Yatra’ campaign here to highlight the “failures” of the BJP-led central and state governments in fulfilling the promises given to the people. The campaign also aims to convey to the people the solutions that the Congress has to offer. The campaign was launched in the presence of party general secretary in-charge for Maharashtra Mallikarjun Kharge, state Congress chief Ashok Chavan, Opposition Leader in Assembly Radhakrishna Vikhe

  • Khandoba stun Kenkre FC 3-2 in WIFA Youth Boys (U-14) Championship 2018-19

    Mumbai : Khandoba TM, Kolhapur played with plenty of grit and determination and produced a solid fighting performance to put it across Kenkre FC, Mumbai 3-2 in an exciting boys’ under-14 quarter-final match of the 2nd WIFA Youth Boys (U-14) Championship 2018-19 and played at the Cooperage ground.

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    BJP minister fears Congress may easily win polls in absence of BJP-Sena alliance

    Mumbai : The mandate in Karnataka state assembly which gave non-National Democratic Alliance (NDA) allies the opportunity to come together against Bharatiya Janata Party and staunch opposition by Shiv Sena, another ally of NDA in Palghar LS by-poll has created fear among BJP leaders. Chandrakant Patil, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister and minister for revenue fears that the Congress can easily win the next state assembly polls if BJP and Shiv

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    Maharashtra: Shivaji University signs MoU with SPJIMR for faculty development

    Mumbai: State-run Shivaji University in Kolhapur on Wednesday signed an MoU with Mumbai-based S P Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR) for faculty development, case writing and select social initiative. University chancellor Dr Devanand Shinde and SPJIMR dean Dr Ranjan Banerjee signed the agreement, the state government announced.

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    Maharashtra: State is moving towards permitting ‘cluster universities’, says Vinod Tawde

    Kolhapur: The Maharashtra government was moving towards giving permission to “cluster universities” in which students would be able to get degrees in multiple disciplines, state Education Minister Vinod Tawde on Sunday said. “The Maharashtra government is now heading towards giving permission for cluster universities. About 10-12 cluster universities would start functioning in the state in the near future and students would get multi-disciplinary degrees,” Tawde said while addressing the media at the

  • Maharashtra: Culture and historical connect drives students of Kolhapur’s Shivaji University

    Mumbai: Culture, history and tradition resonated loud and clear reminding me of the immense history of our country as I stepped inside the gate of Shivaji University, Kolhapur. As I lifted me eyes, the massive statue of the Maratha warrior and historical figure Shivaji Maharaj riding his horse all set for a battle portrayed the importance of culture announcing a strong message of fighting all odds to win various battles of life.

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    Watch Video: Ajay Devgn and Kajol seek blessings of Goddess Laxmi at Mahalaxmi Temple in Kolhapur

    Mumbai: Ajay Devgn and Kajol arrived at Mahalaxmi Temple to seek blessings of Goddess Laxmi on Tuesday at Kolhapur. Ajay’s movie Raid is getting good response at the box office. The couple, who are known to visit temple frequently decided to take blessing of Goddess Laxmi on the auspicious day of Navaratri which has began from Sunday. Kajol looked gorgeous in a green silk saree and Ajay wore a traditional attire.

  • Kolhapur: 13 killed as bus plunges into river

    Kolhapur : At least 13 persons were killed and three others injured after a minibus fell into a river early on Saturday, an official from Kolhapur Control said.

  • Can’t Walk without support, says girl made to do 500 sit-ups by principal

    Mumbai : The 13-year-old student from Kolhapur, who was made to do 500 sit-ups as punishment for not completing her project work by her school principal and undergoing treatment at Mumbai’s civic-run KEM Hospital, is under stress and complaining of tremors in her right leg.

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